University of Iowa Athletics

Sam Stoll

Height 6-3
Weight 215 lbs.
Class Sr.
Hometown Kasson, Minn.
High School Kasson-Mantorville

2018-19

  • Recorded an overall record of 11-7
  • Missed part of the season due to injury
  • Made his season debut Dec. 1 against Iowa State
  • Qualified for the NCAA Championships, posting a 2-0 record at the national tournament
  • Competed at the Midlands and Big Ten Championships
  • Posted a 4-6 record against ranked opponents
  • Opened the season as the nation’s top-ranked heavyweight
  • Recipient of the Mike J. McGivern Award (most courageous) at the team’s annual awards banquet
  • Letterwinner

2017-18

  • All-American, placing fifth at heavyweight at NCAA Championships
  • Gorriarian Trophy award winner for most pins in least amount of time at NCAA Championships (3 falls/8:50)
  • Placed fourth at Big Ten Championships
  • Won title at Midlands Championships
  • Posted a 25-6 overall record, going 11-2 in dual matches and 5-2 in Big Ten duals
  • Led team with 10 pins, ranking third in overall wins (25), dual wins (11) and team points scored in dual competition (53)
  • Recorded five of his season pins in his first six matches
  • Shared Most Pins Award with Michael Kemerer (10)
  • Letterwinner

2016-17

  • Posted a 7-2 overall record, a 2-1 mark in duals, and a 2-0 mark in the Big Ten
  • Made first appearance of the season at the Midlands Championships, placing thrid overall with a 5-1 record
  • Ranked as high as No. 5 in the country before tearing an ACL against Oklahoma State and missing the last three months of the season
  • Letterwinner

2015-16

  • Tied for the team lead with 10 falls
  • Reached as high as No. 7 in the national rankings
  • Placed third at the Midlands Championships
  • Owned a 20-2 record before injuring his knee in NWCA All-Star Classic
  • Competed with an injured knee and placed eighth at the Big Ten Championships
  • Earned an at-large berth to the NCAA Championships, where he reinjured his knee in the opening round
  • Started all 17 of Iowa duals at 285, posting a 15-2 dual record overall, and a perfect 9-0 record in Big Ten duals
  • Recipient of Mike J. McGivern Award for most courageous wrestler
  • Second team AWN all-rookie team
  • Letterwinner

2014-15

  • Redshirted
  • Posted a 18-5 record at 285 pounds while competing unattached
  • Collected a third place finish at Joe Parisi Open and a fourth place finish at Harold Nichols Open
  • Won titles at Luther and Grand View Opens
  • Recorded 11 pins

High School

  • Ended career with national record 63 consecutive pins
  • Career record of 206-23
  • Two-time Minnesota state champion (2013, 2014)
  • Won his final 99 high school matches
  • Pinned every opponent he faces his senior season, pinned all but one opponent as a junior
  • 2013 medalist at Junior World Championships

Personal

  • Born Nov. 16, 1995
  • Son of Tere and Paul Stoll
  • Has one twin brother, Zack, and a sister, Shelby
  • communications major
Overall Dual Big Ten Dual Dual Pts. Big Ten NCAA OT MD TF Pins Fastest
Year Record Record Record Scored Place Place W-L W-L W-L W-L Pin
2015-16 22-6 15-2 9-0 75 8th – – 1-0 2-2 0-0 10-0 1:36
2016-17 7-2 2-1 2-0 12 0-0 0-0 0-0 3-0 2:22
2017-18 25-6 11-2 5-2 53 4th 5th 2-0 4-0 0-0 10-2 1:27
2018-19 11-7 6-3 5-2 26 DNP DNP 0-0 2-0 0-0 2-0 1:58
Career 65-21 34-8 21-4 166 3-0 8-2 0-0 25-2 1:27